At the first room of the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), the Argentine artist Pablo Accinelli (Buenos Aires, 1983) exhibits Nubes de paso (Clouds on the way), a staging that represents the tools for cleaning, construction and storage. Florencia Cherñajovsky, who wrote the curatorial text of Accinelli’s show, curates the exhibition.
"NUBES DE PASO", BY PABLO ACCINELLI AT MALBA
Starting on August 11th, Diablo Rosso presents Bottom Line, an individual exhibition by the Panamanian artist Ana Elena Garuz (1971). Diablo Rosso, emerged during 2006 in the Old Town of Panama City as a think tank and also functions as a Latin-American and Panamanian contemporary art exhibition space.
PANAMA: BOTTOM LINE, BY ANA ELENA GARUZ
After almost three decades of experience and international recognition, the most important collective of the Cuban scene dissolves. Los Carpinteros (The Carpenters) integrated by Marco Antonio Castillo and Dagoberto Rodriguez announced their separation.
THE CARPENTERS, THE END OF A CHAPTER
At the Perez Art Museum of Miami (PAMM) the Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander is showing her video installation Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue (Ash Wednesday / Epilogue), a work she did with the collaboration of Cao Guimarães.
RIVANE NEUENSCHWANDER EXPLORES HEDONISM DURING FESTIVE EVENTS
In the framework of Esther Aldaz exhibition La Casa Contenida (The Contained House), the Centro Cultural el Tanque in collaboration with the Lisson Gallery, opens on Friday 10th The Radical Hospitality Project, a multi-year initiative (2018/2019) that brings together a distinguished group of writers, curators, architects, artists and choreographers to question the role that certain practices acquire. The aim of this project is the creation of a productive and critical space through which problems with social transformations and migratory flows of recent years are addressed and, from there, to develop new forms of adaptability and coexistence with them.
SPAIN: AN ART PROGRAM THAT PROMOTES SOCIAL INTEGRATION IN THE NEW MIGRATORY CONTEXT
After a stay of more than three years in Berlin, Julian Brangold (1986) is reinserting himself into the Argentine art scene through tattooing and a new drawing series that highlight the dependence of postmodern humans with technology. Film director at the Film University (FUC), the Argentine painter-far from assuming an apocalyptic stance- seeks to address the problems posed by the new techno-digital paradigm, on the one hand, and to question the speculative relationship that comes from commercialization of works of art, on the other.
JULIÁN BRANGOLD, A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST
On August 11th at the District Clay Gallery, Roberto Lugo will present US: Emerging Voices in Clay, his curatorial exhibition. Specialized in ceramics, Lugo is one of the most important references of contemporary art in relation to this technique. In addition, within the framework of the exhibition there will be a talk about ceramics.
A CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS EXHIBITION, CURED BY ONE OF ITS LARGEST EXPONENTS
Next Wednesday, August 8th, the artist Tania Bruguera will be the protagonist of Wednesday SOMA, a program organized by the Mexican organization every week. On this occasion, with the collaboration of the University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC).
MEXICO: SOMA WEDNESDAY WITH TANIA BRUGUERA
After the last weeks of Amazonia, the experimental exhibition of photographer Roberto Huarcaya, from August 16, in Rolf ART gallery, in the neighborhood of Recoleta (Buenos, Argentina) will be able to visit the individual exhibition of Cristina Piffer Argento. Aires
ARGENTO, BOTH SIDES OF HISTORY
Curated by Rodolfo de Athayde and Ania Rodriguez, Construções Sensíveis: The Latin-American Geometric Experience in the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection brings to Brazil an exploration of Latin American abstraction. In addition, the exhibition that takes place at the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro until September 27th, emphasizes the important legacy of Brazilian concretism and the movements of the new concretism.
AN EXHIBITION IN TRIBUTE TO WHAT THE FIRE TOOK OFF
After a sublime exhibition by Elena Loson at HACHE Gallery, located in the neighborhood of Villa Crespo (Buenos Aires City, Argentina), the space inagurates Piedra, Tijera, Papel (Stone, Paper, Scissors), an individual exhibition by Leticia Oobeid curated by Federico Baeza. The exhibition opens on Thursday, August 9th until Saturday, September 15th.
LETICIA OBEID AT HACHE GALLERY
Since August 9th, on Scalabrini Ortiz 1396 at HILO Gallery (Buenos Aires, Argentina) the Venezuelan artist Tirco Matute questions, from a material and structural sense, the narrative and formal mechanisms that respect all artistic research. In a way, the show tries to represent and think about the relationship between seeing and showing.
LA FORMA ETÉREA (THE ETHERE FORM), AN INDIVIDUAL EXHIITION OF TIRCO MATUTE AT HILO GALLERY, IN BUENOS AIRES CITY
After t Memoria de autopublicación y desidencia (Memory of self-publishing and desidence) workshop held at the Jumex Museum in Mexico City, AAzufre, Fiebre ediciones y Casa del Hijo del Ahuizot -all emerging artist collectives- will dialogue with Helena Producciones, the Colombian collective founded in 1997 and based in Cali, emerged as a response of the generation that suffered the excesses and economic chaos of the 80s. The conversation will take place on Saturday 11th at the Jumex Museum.
A PANEL OF ARTISTS AND THE COMMUNITY AT THE JUMEX MUSEUM IN MEXICO CITY
On Friday, August 10, the San Marcos Art Museum, Lima (Peru), inaugurates snapshots|instantáneas LIM / MAD / MEX, a photographic project carried out by Luisa Fernanda Lindo during 2014-2016 in the cities of Lima, Madrid and Mexico City . The Peruvian artist counted for this project with the support of the SEGIB Scholarship / Casa de Velásquez, the Academy of France in Madrid (Spain) and AMEXID / SRE (Mexico). The exhibition will take place in the Juan Acha room of the San Marcos Cultural Center and can be visited until September 8.
INSTANT PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE SAN MARCOS MUSEUM, IN LIMA, PERU
During yesterday morning (July 31) The Drawing Center of New York announced that Laura Hoptman will assume as Executive Director of the museum located in Manhattan. Curator of contemporary art and reference of the international art scene, Hoptman takes over the direction of The Drawing Center after eight years as curator of the Painting Department of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) of New York.
LAURA HOPTMAN, THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DRAWING CENTER OF NEW YORK
On August 8 at the Amano Textil Museum, Dualidades en el paisaje de la costa (Dualities in the landscape of the coast), a collective exhibition of the artists Marialejandra Lozano, Ignacio Noguerol and Lara Otiura inagurates.
AT THE TEXTILE AMANO MUSEUM, NOGUEROL, OTIURA AND LOZANO THINK OVER THE PERUVIAN TERRITORY
When Revolver Gallery opened its doors, Peruvian contemporary art found its internationalization platform par excellence. Ten years after its creation, the gallery has not forgotten its commitment to artists and continues betting -now also from its second space in Buenos Aires- for live art.
OLDER THAN SATAN: A RETROSPECTIVE, A CELEBRATION
After the closure of Otsuchi: Future Memories, by Alejandro Chaskielberg, Gachi Prieto Gallery inaugurates this Thursday Tangencias y otros gestos imperfectos (Tangencies and other imperfect gestures), the show of the PAC program foto 2017 (Contemporary Artistic Practices) -training artists space organized by the gallery- curated by Ariel Athier, Bruno Dubner and Rosana Shoeijttet.
WORDS AND IMAGES GIVE SENSE TO THE WALLS OF GACHI PRIETO
Since Saturday 4th of August, the works of María Leguízamo -La espalda de Algo (The Back of Something)- and Julieth Morales -Kup (Spin) - will cohabitate under the roof of El Dorado Space, in Bogotá, Colombia. Leguízamo’s work counts with William Contreras Alfonso curatorship, and Morale’s by Jenny Díaz and Guillermo Marín.
MARÍA LEGUÍZAMO AND JULIETH MORALES AT EL DORADO SPACE (BOGOTÁ)
Almost one month before the XXI Paiz Biennial that takes place every two years in Guatemala, general curator Gerardo Mosquera explains the concept under which this new edition of the second oldest Latin-American Biennial is developed. Focused on the way of proceeding tover a theme, Más allá (Beyond) leaves aside the classic exhausting dialogues of a particular topic.
MÁS ALLÁ: XXI PAIZ BIENNIAL
From June 8 to July 21, the London gallery Thomas Dane Gallery, presents Signals: If You Like I Shall Grow, an exhibition that focuses on the renowned art gallery and meeting place Signals London (1964-66) . It is the first exhibition that brings together the work of artists who participated in Signals London: space founded by Guy Brett, Paul Keeler, David Medal, Gistav Metzger and Marcello Salvadori, while pointing out the global impact that results from the union of interests generated at that specific point in the history of art. As an interdisciplinary space open to critical research and social encounter.
THOMAS DANE GALLERY CLOSES SIGNALS: IF YOU LIKE I SHALL GROW
The Davidoff Art Initiative (DAI) announces its fall 2018 residents, welcoming artists Katrina Coombs and Oneika Russell to FLORA ars+natura (Bogotá) and Residency Unlimited (Brooklyn), respectively; as well as curator and writer Giscard Bouchotte for Atelier Mondial / Institut Kunst FHNW (Basel).
DAVIDOFF ART INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES FALL 2008 RESIDENTS
Portland, Maine, July 23, 2018– The Dorothea & Leo Rabkin Foundation grant program for visual art journalists has awarded grants of $50,000 each to eight writers: Coco Fusco (NY & Miami, Florida) artist –she has presented works at the 56th Venice Biennial- and journalist; SarahRose Sharp (Detroit, Michigan); Lori Waxman (Chicago, Illinois); William O’Driscoll (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania); Ray Mark Rinaldi (Denver, Colorado); Sebastian Smee (Boston, Massachusetts); Brett Sokol (Miami, Florida); Travis Diehl (Los Angeles, California).
RABKIN FOUNDATION AWARDS EIGHT JOURNALISTS SPECIALIZED IN ART
From the close link between money and art, Argentine artist Germán Paley explores the relationship between these two elements. As a result, Neoliberame emerges, an individual exhibition at Emilio Pettoruti Provincial Museum of Fine Arts (Argentina).
NEOLIBERAME: ABOUT ART AND MONEY
Géométries Sud, du Mexique à la Terre de Feu (South Geometries From Mexico To Land Of Fire) celebrates the wealth of colour and diversity of styles and artistic approaches to geometric abstraction in Latin America. The exhibition brings together 250 artworks by over 70 different artists from the Pre- Columbian period to present: ranging from modernist abstract art, sculpture and architecture to ceramics, weaving, and body painting. Including specially commissioned installations by Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani, and Paraguayan architecture duo Solano Benítez and Gloria Cabral; the show will also feature the first presentation of a unique collection of sculptures by Gego in Paris; and showcase indigenous works from Paraguay for the first time in Europe.
GÉOMÉTRIES SUD, DU MEXICO TO THE TERRE DE FEU, AN ODE TO LATIN AMERICAN STYLES AT FONDATION CARTIER PARIS
The San Marcos Art Museum (MASM) continues with its program of temporary exhibitions. This time, he announces the inauguration of Hilos de la [a]tradición: deviniendo dualidades (Threads of the [a]tradition: becoming dualities), collective exhibition of Fiorella Gonzales-Vigil, Ivet Salazar and Romina Chuls that will be presented to the public next Wednesday July 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Vinatea Reinoso room of the Cultural Center of San Marcos. Admission to the inaugural event is free.
HILOS DE LA [A]TRADICIÓN: DEVINIENDO DUALIDADES, AT SAN MARCOS ART MUSEUM (PERÚ)
From July 12th to August 14th, Nueveochenta presents El traje del Palacio (The Palace Suit), an individual exhibition by Colombian artist Jaime Ávila. Ávila's new work emerges as a tribute to his father. Through traditional cloths, the artist searches in his memory the first time he visited Bogotá, during the 70s.
EL TRAJE DEL PALACIO, ÁVILA'S SOLO SHOW AT NUEVEOCHENTA, COLOMBIA
On June 9th and 10th, ARCO Foundation Organizing Committee constituted by José Aloy, Polígrafa Obra Gráfica; Look Bernabeu, Espaivisor; Vera Cortês, Vera Cortês; Susie Guzmán, Hauser & Wirth; Pedro Maisterra, Maisterravalbuena; Alex Mor, Mor.Charpentier; Silvia Ortiz, Crossing Four; Thomas Schulte, Thomas Schulte; Leon Tovar, Leon Tovar and Eduardo Brandão, Vermelho-, met with the objective of preparing the final list of the galleries selected for the General Program of ARCOmadrid 2019. According to the members of the committee, among the selection criteria for the galleries are the fidelity, the quality of the proposed projects and a significant presence of Latin America. All this at the service of discovering and research, concepts under which ARCOmadrid manifests itself.
ARCO, A SOCIETY COMMITTED TO CONTEMPORARY AND LATIN AMERICAN ART
Since July 17th, the contemporary art gallery ZMUD that did so much - and still does - for the Argentinean art scene, whether from the professionalization of artists or the commercialization of works, dresses its walls with the works of all those artists who once went through it to close a stage. Larisa Luz Zmud, founder and director of the gallery, described it with sincere words in an e-mail that circulated through galleries ZMUD friends, thrilling and reflecting all its readers: "I do not propose this as a closure, but as a transformation to change to something more in keeping with the real situation of Argentina and its art market. It's not an end, it's a new chapter". This is why ZMUD says goodbye in a big way through an intense two-week cycle with open talks on collecting, analysis of works, feminism, and everything you can imagine: of course, crowning him with a party on Saturday 28th at the space itself.
ZMUD: THE CELEBRATION OF A CYCLE AFTER SEVEN YEARS
With regard to the increase in studies on gender, at the level of social sciences such as letters and arts, the Museo del Rayo de Colombia presented on Saturday, July 14, a sample of the Colombian artist, Ruby Rumie. This consists of 3 projects realized between different stages of the artist, but all conducted by the thread's conductor of the genre.
Below, the text by Miguel González, curator of the museum and the exhibition.